Graduate School A+BE is one of the eight faculty graduate schools which operates under the umbrella of the TU Delft Graduate School. The TU Delft Graduate School provides general support for all PhD candidates at the TU Delft and sets a minimum set of rules and regulations, which applies to all faculty graduate schools. In addition, the Graduate School A+BE website shares what is specifically of relevance to our graduate school.

International Rankings

  • Faculty of A+BE ranks third in the QS World University Rankings.
  • In the category Built Environment and Design TU Delft has the highest score in the World University Ranking Academic Performance.

Graduate School A+BE

Graduate School for Architecture and the Built Environment 

One of the eight Graduate Schools at the TU Delft is The Graduate School for Architecture and the Built Environment [A+BE] where (international) PhD candidates graduate in architecture, building technology, urbanism, landscape architecture, geomatics, management of the built environment and housing, covering aspects such as history, cultural heritage, and sustainability.

The Faculty of Architecture has an international high reputation. With its international focus and students it is a stimulating environment for ambitious PhD candidates who wish to obtain a doctoral degree in a leading design academy/research institute. PhD candidates benefit from close interaction with world-class researchers and educators and are well supervisioned throughout their education. A full time PhD programme will normally take 4 years.


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